No, Prime Minister, the problem is you (Editorial)

The premiership of Imran Khan is what happens when the collective wisdom of upper middle class drawing rooms in Pakistan comes to life and...

Editors Note: Rich, yes, but how rich?

“If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” J.Paul GettyForbes Magazine has an obsession with the world’s billionaires. The publication’s...

Editor’s Note: An all-or-nothing bet

Those that the gods want to destroy, they first make promising. And promising is what Warid was when it entered the Pakistani telecom market....

Editor’s Note: Why data journalism is struggling in Pakistan

This week, Profit will include two, seemingly contradictory ideas. We are replacing our “News Briefings” section with a “News in Numbers” section, where we...

Editor’s Note: The fourth factor

In his now seminal tome The Wealth of Nations, Scottish economist Adam Smith posited that there were three major factors of production in an...

THE FIRST STEP TO SOLVING A PROBLEM

Dr. Daniel Ritz, President and CEO of PTCL and Jeff Daniels, the acclaimed American actor, seem to have more than their name in common....

Editor’s Note: Fuel price populism

There is absolutely no subject over which the Pakistani media collectively loses its mind over more than fuel prices. No matter how miniscule the...

Editor’s Note: Freedom of the business press

It has been one full year of ‘Profit’. At the risk of sounding too full of ourselves, I think we can go ahead and...

Keeping fingers crossed

Things aren’t too bad on the foreign exchange reserves front. At $22.4 billion, our reserves seem to be sitting pretty; higher than they have...

Editor’s Note: ‘He’s a pleasure to work with’

In our edition dated June 10, 2018, Profit did an evaluation of the respective economic agendas of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan...

Editor’s Note: Time to test the energy policy

Long before he ever became finance minister, Asad Umar had begun formulating what would eventually become the energy policy of the Imran Khan Administration....

Editor’s Note: Immovable, like set cement

A cat might have nine lives but Dewan Group’s Dewan Yousuf seems to have thirteen. And counting.The banks, to whom he owes quite a...

Editor’s Note: The dangers of misinformation

It used to be that companies would hire public relations firms to manage their image in the media by trying to put the best...

Editor’s note: Clicks but not without bricks

Yes, digital is the future in all sectors, including banking. Yes, Standard Chartered has a bit of a first movers advantage within the sector;...

Editor’s Note: Moving the national debate

Elections have consequences, as commentators in mature democracies are wont to say, and perhaps none more so than those in a republic that is...

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